Legs and core 1
Playlist 5 - Strength/ Conditioning • 32m
The first Strength regimen concentrates on two primary areas. The core and the legs. These two areas are necessary to move efficiently in a Bharatanatyam practice. The stabilisation of core muscles is necessary to move safely when dancing. This protects our back and helps with speed and clarity. The regimen starts with core stabilisation. Please listen to instructions closely and follow with clarity of intent. Stop your practice if you feel any pain in your lower back at any time.
The regimen continues with working the legs in a functional manner. Take breaks and drink water if you need to. Stop if you feel too fatigued, you can always try agin in a couple days.
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